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Oelde
Coat of arms of Oelde
Oelde is located in Germany
Oelde
Coordinates 51°49′33″N 8°08′37″E / 51.82583°N 8.14361°E / 51.82583; 8.14361
Administration
Country Germany
State North Rhine-Westphalia
Admin. region Münster
District Warendorf
Town subdivisions 5
Mayor Helmut Predeick (CDU)
Basic statistics
Area 102.63 km2 (39.63 sq mi)
Elevation 74 - 173 m
Population 29,445  (31 December 2006)
 - Density 287 /km2 (743 /sq mi)
Other information
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Licence plate WAF
Postal code 59302
Area codes 02522, 02529, 02520, 05245
Website www.oelde.de
Location of the town of Oelde within Warendorf district
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Oelde (German pronunciation: [ˈœldə]) is a town in the district of Warendorf, in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. It is located near Beckum.

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Geography

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Division of the town

Oelde consists of 5 districts

  • Oelde
  • Stromberg
  • Lette
  • Sünninghausen
  • Kirchspiel (with farmining communities)
    • Keitlinghausen
    • Ahmenhorst
    • Menninghausen

Neighbouring places

International relations

Twin towns — sister cities

Oelde is twinned with:

History

Records from the 9th century show that there was a settlement named "Ulidi" on the site, although Oelde only received township in 1800. In the 14th century a castle was built in Oelde.

Economy

Oelde is a centre of metal and lumber production, publishing, and also higher education through its nursing college.

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